In photography, the important elements are the camera's flash and storage capacity. This blog will compare between AD400Pro and Interfit 250.
The innovative Interfit Honey Badger Unleashed is a straightforward answer to user requests for a light that combines mobility and cutting-edge. It will combine the features of the S1 with the tiny form factor of the Honey Badger. While the Godox AD400Pro is more similar to a standard studio strobe with the self-contained tube of the AD300 or AD200. Like the AD400Pro, the battery-operated PixaPro Citi400Pro is a straightforward, user-friendly camera. It is produced with a range of features appropriate for both beginner and expert photographers. Due to the battery power and TTL technology, both devices are obviously the best lights for producing clear, bright photographs. Additionally, it also provides exceptionally short recycle times and flash duration to capture the action for use in the studio or on location.
In fact, the Citi400 Pro is the rebranded version of the Godox AD400Pro flash unit. Meanwhile, both units are manufactured together so that each version offers the same high quality and specifications. As the Citi400Pro is the same achieving the top pick in 2018 by PixaPro. It also allows utilising the same modifiers and accessories that would be compatible with the AD400Pro, such as Godox 2.4GHz Triggers.
We here at EssentialPhoto also offer a 24 Month UK Based Warranty Period for each of our Lighting units. It allows us to offer detailed and professional advice and support throughout this period. From here, you can generally figure out the key main strengths and weaknesses and also choose the appropriate flash.
Feature of Citi400Pro/ AD400Pro and Interfit 250
A 15W LED modelling lamp with 1250 Lumens includes with the Badger Unleashed. This LED utilises as a constant light source for both still and moving pictures without flickering. The modelling light can be set to adjust either at full power or proportionally to the flash power. For example, you can adjust the colour temperature to 5500K for the most accurate representation of light tones. This colour temperature gives your images lovely natural light similar to colour tones in every scene.
The Citi400Pro/AD400Pro power down from 400Ws to 1/256 of its max output in 1/10 stop levels. This is perfect if you want to use a wide aperture to take photographs with a shallow depth of focus. This indicates that shooting small or big subjects is straightforward and you are provided with lighting options.
The Badger Unleashed photography lighting head's feature is a fully DC-driven system. The Interfit 250 offers full portability in a small body with up to 430 full-power flashes and 250Ws of light. The Badger Unleashed has an amazing 9-stop power range, which is 4 more stops than standard studio flash heads. Even more, when compared with the Honey Badger strobe, it has more than 2 stops. For exact exposure, power can change from 250Ws down to 1Ws in 1/10th of a stop increments. The Badger Unleashed recycles at full power in an astounding 1.5 seconds.
With shutter speeds up to 1/8000 of a second, the Citi400Pro's high-speed sync option allows your flash to sync at faster shutter speeds than usual. This mode is excellent for taking images that are more dramatic when utilizing a flash in lighter environments. Since it makes it easier to block out the sun using your tiny Speedlight. Plus, when you decrease the flash power, recycle durations only get longer and shorter. Moreover, you can freeze motion using short flash durations, which is faster than our shutter sync speed. As the lighting around your subject changes from shot to shot thanks to TTL metering, the new Badger is even designed to automatically adjust flash power for you with +/- 3 stops of exposure compensation - just keep shooting through your viewfinder, and the Badger Unleashed will take care of the rest!
The faster recycle time of only 0.01 to 1 second is one of Citi400Pro/AD400Pro's outstanding features. In actuality, you don't have to stress about having to wait to take time between shots. Additionally, due to its amazing recycle time, which only takes 0.01 seconds for the subsequent shoot. It is rapid enough even to stop action effects like droplets of water from freezing. Additionally, the CitiPro series/AD400Pro uses IGBT technology to produce brief flash durations as quickly as 1/10,000 of a second. Thanks to this capability, it is perfect for taking pictures of rapidly moving subjects, such as dancing, workout, and a variety of other possibilities.
For Citi400Pro/AD400Pro, it is possible to use the PIXAPRO PRO ST-IV or ST-III transmitters for complete TTL, HSS, and remote control. Because the flash is compact and has automated TTL metering, the 400Pro is particularly well-suited for photography on location. As TTL is essentially in auto mode, you would have to manually adjust the strobe power to either increase or decrease by moving the subject. By cutting down on the time you spend fiddling with your settings, TTL enables you to concentrate on the problem.
The Citi400Pro/Ad400Pro has the significant advantage of creating by the main power source. The Citi400Pro/ AD400Pro's flash allows you to keep the battery in the pack while shooting outside. This feature gives it a competitive advantage over other flash units on the market. If you need to relocate to another outdoor place, for instance, use the AC400Pro power adapter to recharge.
The 2900mAH Li-Ion battery fits perfectly into the device's body and is remarkably compact. You can easily keep the battery charged without taking out the complete device. Because it includes a charging plug directly on the body of the battery. According to Interfit, the battery life allows for "a stunning 430 full-power flashes." You won't ever need to be concerned about missing a few minutes of your session. Since the Badger Unleashed photo light's battery can fully recharge within only 90 minutes. Moreover, it already extends battery packs while switching out during the mid of a shoot.
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The adaptable modifier mount is the Badger Unleashed's most distinctive feature. The Badger Unleashed is interchangeable with any of the same modifiers as the S1, Honey Badger, and any other Interfit or S-Type mount light system. Because it makes usage of the well-known Bowens® S-Type modifier mount. Additionally, the Badger Unleashed has a built-in pop-up softbox ring for use with pop-up style softboxes, which are common with Speedlight photographers. By enabling the usage of a number of the current modifiers users may have already bought for on-camera speedlights. This feature intends to help photographers transition from the use of on-camera speedlights to the use of studio lights.
Similar to the Interfit 250, the CITI 400 Pro is compatible with Canon, Nikon, Sony, and other brands, as well as many Godox products. The Godox S2 Bracket, the H400P extension handle, the AD-S65 White/Silver softboxes, and the Broncolor adaptor are a few examples of accessories compatible with the Citi400Pro/AD400Pro.
Weight and Dimensions
The Badger Unleashed is one of the smallest self-contained studio flash heads on the market, weighing less than 1.8kg, measuring 12.7cm wide (15cm including the outer ring), and 17.8cm deep from the back panel to the edge of the protective cap. The Badger Unleashed is the perfect tool for photographers who are constantly on the go because of its sturdy and small housing and onboard battery power.
In reality, the Citi400Pro/ AD400Pro is bigger than the Interfit 250 with 102.0 x 128.0 x 220.0 mm (including battery) and has 2.1kg of its weight.
These three flashes share a great deal in common, but they also each have unique aspects that set them apart from one another and make them all useful in a diverse range of situations. If you need something light and portable, one of the following flash units will work for you. If you're seeking to expand outside into events photography or are simply investigating the potential of the outdoors. Each of these flash units uses for a wide range of photographic situations and applications, including product, wedding, and portrait photography.
EssentialPhoto and PiXAPRO are pleased to be a direct partner of Godox in the United Kingdom, with the largest collection of Godox stock available in the UK. So you can be confident with the support and assistance we provide. As we are representing Godox at The Photography Show 2022, this further shows our partnership and commitment to the Godox Brand, and we are always looking to expand this further.
|Brand||Godox||Pixapro (rebrand Godox)||Interfit|
|Model||AD400Pro||Citi400Pro||Badger Unleashed 250w|
|Max Power||400 Ws||400 Ws||250Ws|
|Power Control||1/1 - 1/256 (1/10 Stop Increments)||1/1 - 1/256 (1/10 Stop Increments)||9-Stops (250Ws – 1Ws)|
|Guide Number||236.22' / 72 m||236.22' / 72 m||1/125"|
|Flash Duration||1/240 to 1/12,820 Sec||1/240 to 1/12,820 Sec||1/250 to 1/8000|
|Recycle Time||0.01 to 1||0.01 to 1||1.5|
|Color Temperature||5600K ± 200K||5600 ± 75k||5500 ±100K|
|Accessory Mount||Bowens S Type||Bowens S Type||Bowens S Type|
|Wattage||30 W||30 W||15W|
|Sync Type||Sync port, USB port, S1 and S2 Optical Slave Modes, Radio||Sync port, USB port, S1 and S2 Optical Slave Modes, Radio||Sync Port IR/Optical Cell Interfit Manual Remote Interfit TTL Remotes|
|Built-In Wireless Receiver||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Wireless Frequency Bands||2.4 GHz||2.4 GHz||2.4 GHz|
|Wireless Channels / Groups||32 / 5||32/3||15/5|
|Interface||USB Type-C||USB Type-C||No data|
|Maximum Output Voltage||21.6 VDC||21.6 VDC||14.8VDC|
|Capacity (mAh)||2600 mAh||2600 mAh||2900mAh|
|Flashes Per Charge||390 Flashes||390 Flashes||430 Flashes|
|Dimensions||H: 4.0 x W: 5.0 x L: 8.7" /
H: 102.0 x W: 128.0 x L: 220.0 mm,
|H: 102.0 x W: 128.0 x L: 220.0 mm, Including Battery||H: 5.0 x W: 5.0 x L: 7.0" /
H: 12.7 x W: 12.7 x L: 17.8 cm
|Net. Weight||2.1 kg||2.1 kg||1.8 kg|